How HRPro supports Minimum Wage Ordinance?
The Statutory Minimum Wage (SMW) will come into force on 1 May 2011 and the current SMW per hour is $37.5. The Minimum Wage Hourly Rate is defined in Payroll Module Setup, Payroll tab.
Guidelines on Statutory Minimum Wage (including Statutory Minimum Wage: latest revision; Concise Guide to Statutory Minimum Wage; Statutory Minimum Wage: Reference Guidelines for Employers and Employees; and Statutory Minimum Wage: Industry-specific Reference Guidelines)
There are two reports in HRPro that cater for Minimum Wage
Statutory Holiday Pay
The Holiday Pay in Payroll Amendment
Public Holiday Pay
Public Holiday Pay is defined as (Total Number of Holidays of this employee in the period – Statutory Holidays in period) x current month's daily wage.
Since the calculation of minimum wage excludes the time that is not hours worked, payment made to the employee for any time that is not hours worked (e.g. holiday pay, annual leave pay, sickness allowance, maternity leave pay, rest day pay, etc) must not be counted as part of the wages payable to the employee.
HRPro calculates Wages Payable by
included the Salary if monthly pay employees
included the work pay if hourly/daily pay employees
included the Allowance 1, 2, Holiday Pay, Annual Leave Pay, Sickness Allowance, Maternity Leave Pay, OT, Deduction, Double Pay, Bonus, Pay Type (1-9) Amount depended on the check box settings in Wage Payable (SMW) in Payroll Module Setup -> Pay Type Tab.
excluded the Public Holiday Pay if The check box Wage Payable (SMW) for Holiday Pay is turned off
excluded the No Pay Leave Pay
excluded the Rest Day Pay (read and calculate from Global Working Hours or Roster Table)
excluded the Meal Break Pay by reading the Work days x Meal hours in Payroll Batch if Include Meal Hour as Work Hours is turned off.
HRPro calculated the Hours worked by these two methods.
1. If attendance records exist and Enable Attendance Data for Minimum Wage Calculation is turned on
HRPro sum the worked hours in that Payroll Period of the employee from the attendance records
2. If attendance records do not exist or Enable Attendance Data for Minimum Wage Calculation is turned off
HRPro calculates the hours worked based on
For monthly rate employee,
for Non-Roster Employee, excluded the holidays by reading the Holiday Table or Roster Table of the employee
excluded the Pay Leave days by reading the Leave Records (including Annual Leave, Birthday Leave, Casual Leave (Full Pay), Sick Leave (Full Pay), Injury Leave (Full Pay), Additional Annual Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Others (Full Pay), Rest Day (Full Pay), Sick Leave (Statutory), Injury Leave (Statutory), Working Day Leave (Full Pay))
excluded the no-pay hours/days in Payroll Batch
excluded the Rest Days (read and calculate from Global Working Hours or Roster Table)
For hourly/daily rate employees,
included the work time
For all employees,
including the OT Hours (1-5) in Payroll Batch
Hourly Wage = Wages Payable ÷ Hours worked
Rest Day Pay
Rest day pay is the payment made to the employee for time that is not hours worked.
For monthly pay employees only for roster employee
- Sum the Shift Code that defined as Rest Day in the Roster Table in that period
- included the leave taken with the leave nature "Rest Day (Full Pay)"
For non-roster employee
Count Rest Days as
- included Sundays if that Sunday is not leave taken (Sick Leave, Maternity Leave)
- included Saturday if the Saturday is off and is not leave taken (Sick Leave, Maternity Leave)
Rest Day Pay = Rest Days x Daily Rate for that period
Meal Break Pay
For Include Meal Hour as Work Hours in Global Working Hour/Shift Code is turned off only
If roster employee,
Count work days as
- Sum of Shift Code that defined as Normal Day in the Roster Table for that period
- excluded Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Maternity Leave
If non-roster employee
If monthly pay employees
Count work days as
- included Monday to Friday less Holiday, Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Maternity Leave
- included Saturday if Saturday is treated as Full Day
If daily pay employees
Count work days as
- Work Time in Payroll Batch
Meal Break Pay = work days x Meal Break Pay Hourly Rate
Meal Break Pay Hourly Rate
Meal Break Pay Hourly Rate = Included Wage ÷ calendar days ÷ working hours (included Meal hours) x Meal hours
Other Non-SMW Pay
= Gross Income – Wages Payable